Weekly Wrap 588: Spring brings two podcasts, one COVID-19 test, and a currawong

My week of Monday 30 August to Sunday 5 September 2021 included a COVID-19 test which once more came back negative. The wait was slightly more stressful than I thought it would be. I’m hoping productivity will return as spring continues, though I still produced two podcasts this week.

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The 9pm Bonus Ouroboroworm of Despair, from Scams to Afghanistan

A dog’s heart infected with parasites at the Meguro Parasitological Museum in Tokyo. (Photo: Andrés Monroy-Hernández)

Technically this episode isn’t part of the Late Winter Series, because there’s no special guest and it wasn’t scheduled, but here it is. It’s the Full Moon, and I’m in a mood.

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The 9pm National Plan to Plan to Have a COVID-19 Plan with Upulie Divisekera and Dr Trent Yarwood

Upulie Divisekera (left) and Dr Trent Yarwood. (Photos: Supplied, digital processing by Stilgherrian)

The Late Winter Series 2021 of the Edict continues with a look at how Australia is handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guests are science communicator and medical researcher Upulie Divisekera and infectious diseases physician Dr Trent Yarwood.

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Weekly Wrap 584: A podcast with conspiracies, but also some nostalgia for the Beforetimes

Departing Melbourne

Thanks to a trigger word from Mick Fong in this week’s podcast, my week of Monday 2 to Sunday 8 August 2021 included some reminiscing about what we used to call travel. Remember that? My last time outside NSW was a trip to Melbourne for a conference in February 2020.

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